KBIA, KOMU Win 23 Honors at the Kansas City Press Club Heart of America Awards

The annual contest honors outstanding journalism published in eastern Kansas and western Missouri. Columbia, Mo. (June 17, 2019) — The Missouri School of Journalism took home an impressive number of awards – 23 in total – from the Kansas City Press Club Heart of America Awards banquet held earlier this month. KBIA won 18 awards, … Continued

School of Journalism Undergraduate Academic Adviser Shawn Wallace Wins 2019 Catalyst Award

Columbia, Mo. (May 8, 2019) — Shawn Wallace, undergraduate academic adviser, has received the University of Missouri‘s LGBTQ Resource Center’s Catalyst Award. Established in 1998, Catalyst Awards is an annual event aimed at bringing together LGBTQ activists, volunteers, students, and community members. Any group, individual, or event may be nominated for a Catalyst Award, which … Continued

Pete Ozias Wins University of Missouri 2019 March Service Champion Award

Columbia, Mo. (March 29, 2019) — Pete Ozias, director of undergraduate advising, has received the University of Missouri Service Champion Award for March. The award recognizes outstanding staff members who go above and beyond what is expected. The Staff Advisory Council selects one person each month for this honor. Ozias received a variety of thoughtful … Continued

ESPN Veteran Michael Knisley to Lead Columbia Missourian Sports Coverage

The Award-Winning Editor Brings Extensive National Storytelling Experience to the Missouri School of Journalism Columbia, Mo. (July 11, 2018) — Michael Knisley, an award-winning multimedia sports editor with extensive national and major market storytelling experience, will be the new sports editor for the Columbia Missourian, effective Aug. 1. Knisley, who most recently was senior deputy … Continued

KBIA-FM, KOMU-TV Win 11 Awards from Missouri Broadcasters Association

Retiring Associate Professor Kent Collins Receives MBA President’s Award Lake Ozark, Mo. (June 11, 2018) — KBIA-FM and KOMU-TV were honored with a total of five first-place awards from the Missouri Broadcasters Association on June 2 at The Lodge of Four Seasons. The stations also garnered six certificates of merit, and retiring Associate Professor Kent … Continued

Global Journalist Wins Two ‘Telly’ Awards for Online Videos

Student-Produced Episodes Net Silver Trophies Among 12,000 Entries Nationwide Columbia, Mo. (May 23, 2018) — Two Global Journalist programs produced by students and staff at the Missouri School of Journalism and KBIA/Mid-Missouri Public Radio have been honored for online video production by the 39th Annual Telly Awards. Founded in 1979, the Telly Awards honor video … Continued

Ernest Zhang Named Recipient of the Amy Lenk Staff Excellence Award

Nominators Cited His Dedication and Professionalism Columbia, Mo. (May 10, 2018) — Ernest Zhang, director of China Programs for the Missouri School of Journalism, is the 2018 winner of the Amy Lenk Staff Excellence Award. He was named during a recognition ceremony on May 4 in the Palmer Room at the Reynolds Journalism Institute. Missouri … Continued

Instructional Designer Angela Knoerr Wins a 2018 Chancellor’s Outstanding Staff Award

Columbia, Mo. (May 8, 2018) — Angela Knoerr, instructional designer, has won the 2018 Chancellor’s Outstanding Staff Award for her technical/paraprofessional services to the University of Missouri. The award honors the outstanding contributions of the recipients through a combination of job performance, job-related personal qualities, relationship with their associates, and the ability to relate their … Continued